Asarco, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grupo México, owns three mines, associated mills and smelters in Arizona and a refinery complex in Texas, in which copper cathode, copper rod and copper cake are processed.
Asarco’s Hayden concentrator and smelter units
, as well as the Amarillo refinery, were shut down due to the strike
, Grupo Mexico said on February 25.
“The remaining units - Mission, Silver Bell, and Ray - are operating at capacity, given workers’ individual...